Ok, so this blog is new and I’m sure that in the vast ocean of blogs, it’s merely a drop. Perhaps as you read this, you’re asking yourself, “Why does the world need another blog?” I know I was asking myself that when the thought first entered my mind at the beginning of this year. (Yes, I know it’s November already!)
Well, when I ask questions, I like to first pose them to God and see what His response is. God, what would be the purpose of my blog? On August 21, while worshipping at my church’s Downpour event, I heard back: “Get focused when you know you are headed into battle. Apply the Warrior Ethos to Spiritual Living.”
The first part of the Warrior Ethos is “I will always place the Mission first.” I knew God wanted me to focus more intently on placing His Mission first. I get more accomplished when I approach all of life as a Mission. Life can be seen as a series of Missions. Some last a lifetime; others are completed in the course of an hour or a day.
A Mission is defined as this: an operational task, usually assigned by a higher headquarters, or, an operation designed to carry out the goals of a specific program. In life, God is the Higher Headquarters. He designed the entire Operation. His Specific Program is the Ultimate Goal.
That night God was saying to me, “The times in your life when you felt bored, were impatient, and generally lacked purpose and direction, it was because you were not focused on the Mission I had for you. That is why you suffered defeat. Focus on me and I will give you a Mission, and it will be a great Adventure.”
When God asks you to go on a Mission, How can you refuse?
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